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Session 57:
Incorporating biological indicators in demographic studies

Tuesday, September 29
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Fès 2B

Chair: Noreen Goldman, Princeton University

  1. Inflammation, chronic diseases and ageing in a developing country context: evidence from biomarker data collection in MalawiIliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Philip A. Anglewicz, University of Pennsylvania; Beth J. Soldo, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Biomarkers in population based surveys: new evidence for informed policy makingAlfredo L. Fort, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); Dean Garrett, Macro International Inc.; Jasbir K. Sangha, Macro International Inc.; Fred Arnold, Macro International Inc.; Monica Kothari, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)

  3. Origins of the “fire within”: correlates of inflammation in U.S. children aged 3-17Jennifer Dowd, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Institute for Demographic Research; Anna Zajacova, University of Michigan; Allison Aiello, University of Michigan

  4. Risk factors for hepatitis C infection in a national adult population: evidence from the 2008 Egypt DHSJasbir K. Sangha, Macro International Inc.; Ann Way, Macro International Inc.; Fatma El- Zanaty, El- Zanaty & Associates; Nasr El-Sayed, Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt

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